Suneeta Kaimal is a former Civil Society Co-Chair of the Open Government Partnership and the Chief Operating Officer of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), which works to improve development outcomes for people in resource rich countries by working with agents of change from inside and outside of government to ensure oil, gas and mining resources are managed in transparent, accountable and effective ways. She is the chair of the Global Council of Publish What You Pay, a civil society movement of more than 800 organizations working to improve natural resource governance. Suneeta serves on the international Board of Directors of The International Center for Not-For-Profit Law, which seeks a legal environment that strengthens civil society, advances the freedoms of association and assembly, fosters philanthropy and enables public participation around the world. Suneeta holds a master’s in international affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and a bachelor of arts from Duke University, where she was a Hart Leadership Fellow.
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Suneeta’s second on the OGP Steering Committee is Marie Lintzer, NRGI Senior Governance Officer.
OGP is growing up. At the end of the month, a dozen countries will complete new national action plans, adding to the more than 2,000 commitments already made and many delivered. Several of these countries are embarking on their second…
14172851643_ec45ede311_z.jpg A dramatically different Open Government Partnership (OGP) steering committee will meet next in September in New York. Following decisions taken at this month’s meeting in Indonesia, the total number of committee members will increase from 18 to 22 (11…